SSE boosts investment to £20.5bn amid strong interim results

The energy giant anticipates its investment strategy to reach £20.5 billion by 2027

World’s largest offshore wind farm powers UK grid for the first time

The Dogger Bank Wind Farm has generated its first power, with the installation of the initial turbine among the 277 turbines located 130 kilometres off the UK coast

SSE to review green energy spending after levy

The boss of the UK’s biggest energy company has said the new levy might lead the company to ‘give up’ on some renewable energy projects

SSE boss says Energy Security Strategy shows ‘welcomed ambition’

Alistair Phillips-Davies provides his thoughts on the government’s announcement

UK ‘can get to net zero by 2050 but government must step up ambition’

That’s the call from SSE Chief Executive Alistair Phillips-Davies, who spoke on Radio 4’s Today Programme this morning

SSE: Energy suppliers should have right to appeal price cap level

Chief Executive Alistair Phillips-Davies is also calling for greater clarity around the conditions under which a price cap would be removed

SSE boss receives 72% pay rise

The head of one of the Big Six energy companies was given a 72% pay rise last year. Alistair Phillips-Davies, the CEO of SSE, received more than £2.9 million for the 12 months to the end of March. That was up from £1.7 million the year before, according to the firm’s annual report. It states […]

Consumers want more control of their energy, says SSE boss

  Consumers want more control over how they use their energy. That’s the view of the boss of Big Six supplier SSE, who believes energy companies must be able to deliver that. Speaking to ELN at the Energy Live 2016 conference last week about the effects of Brexit, Alistair Phillips-Davies said: “I think we were […]

SSE boss completes our conference policy panel

Alistair Phillips-Davies, the CEO of Big Six supplier SSE will join our policy debate panel at this year’s Energy Live 2015 conference. The SSE boss will join a panel of top energy names discussing the policy pathway from the power station to the plug. He will be joining Kevin McCullough, CEO of new player in […]

SSE advises tax reform in energy market

The ‘carbon tax’ much-loathed by businesses as an admin burden was blamed for reducing liquidity by SSE yesterday. Officially known as the carbon price floor, it is a de facto tax on emissions by large businesses which was originally meant to be recycled as a reward for businesses but was claimed by the Treasury. The […]